Event: Day of the Imprisoned Writer
When: Today, November 15.
Writers to remember:
- Anna Politkovskaya – wrote about politics and human rights in Russia. Was murdered in 2006.
- Liu Xiaobo – known for his works on human rights in China. Currently in prison.
You can take a look at the Pen International
website for an extensive list of authors
from 1960-2009 who have been imprisoned for speaking their mind!